Photographs of Indians Selected From the Collection in the Possession of the U.S. Geological Survey of the Territories
Topics Native Americans
, North America
, William Henry Jackson
, Ferdinand Vandeveer Hayden
, Charles Milton Bell
, Thomas Martin Easterly
, Alexander Gardner
, Benjamin Gurney
, James Earle McClees
, A. Zen Shindler
, D.C. DC
This is a collection of photographs of Native Americans, seventy different tribes are said to be represented in the images, the photographs were originally created between 1868-1876. The full title is "Photographs of Indians Selected From the Collection in the Possession of the U.S. Geological Survey of the Territories. Prof. F.V. Hayden in charge. Representing 70 different tribes." Most images have the name of the person photographed and their tribe. Other things photographed are their homes, schools, children. The book on its front cover and spine is credited to W.H. (William Henry) Jackson, however many other photographers also contributed to this collection. The images were part of a collection held by the U.S. Geological Survey of the Territories, With Professor F.V. (Ferdinand Vandeveer) Hayden in charge. The other photographers who's images are incorporated in this book are. C. M. (Charles Milton) Bell, 1849-1893. Thomas M. (Thomas Martin) Easterly, 1809-1882. Alexander Gardner, 1821-1882. Benjamin Gurney. Jeremiah Gurney, 1812-1895. James Earle McClees, 1821-1887. A. Zen Shindler.
Note: Numbers on photographs correspond to those in the "Descriptive catalogue of photographs of North American Indians" by W. H. Jackson, photographer of the survey. -- Washington, Govt. Print. Off., 1877. That book can also be found on Internet Archive.
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October 8, 2015
great look into the past